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Top 20 Free Things To Do In Chicago

Fodor's | Posted 04.20.2015 | Travel

While it may not be known for having the same sky-high costs as London, New York City, or Tokyo, Chicago is still a big city, and spending time there ...

20 Things You'll Only See In Chicago

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.28.2014 | Travel

There's a poutine factory. They make a hundred-dollar grilled cheese. A "Star Wars" museum could be in the works. ...and those aren't the only attr...

32 Reasons It's Completely Worth It To Put Up With Chicago's Miserable Winters

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 04.14.2014 | Good News

This post is part of HuffPost's Good News USA series, which showcases both past and present ways cities across the country have created a positive imp...

Saving the Best for Last: New Year's Eve in Chicago

Party Earth | Posted 02.16.2014 | Chicago
Party Earth

We know what you're thinking: huge crowds, less-than-inviting weather, why go out and risk having a bad time?

21 Amazing Things To Do This Fall In Chicago

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware & Joe Erbentraut | Posted 10.02.2013 | Chicago

Yes, it's that beautiful time of year again. Soon, the leaves will be crunching under our feet as we stroll along, pumpkin spice latte (or one of t...

Summer Fun in the Windy City

Party Earth | Posted 07.15.2013 | Chicago
Party Earth

It's time to start counting down the days until the equinox when you can finally shed your winter layers in exchange for a swimsuit and a beach read. ...

Say Goodbye to Winter Blues With These Top Five Chicago Events

Party Earth | Posted 05.18.2013 | Chicago
Party Earth

With the variety of things to do in Chicago from spring until fall, it can be difficult to decide which events to attend. While a few uncertainties may linger, be sure to check out these five incredible events in Chicago that best represent the vibrant character of the city.

This Weekend's Top 5 Street Festivals & Other Events

Posted 08.17.2012 | Chicago

Looking for something to do this weekend that won't cause a strained neck from looking skyward for hours on end? Luckily for you, in addition to a ...

Northalsted Market Days 2012 (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 10.17.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin


PHOTOS: Bud Billiken Parade, Market Days & More This Weekend

Posted 08.10.2012 | Chicago

With August well under way, the end of summer is just around the corner. And while this comes as good news for sweater advocates, the rest of us c...

Weekend Plans: Shakespeare, Leather & Gore

Posted 05.25.2012 | Chicago

As Chicagoans -- police and protesters, particularly -- continue to recover from the stresses of the city's hosting of the NATO summit, a long holiday...

Things To Do This Weekend: Wine, Derby And Occupy Festival

Posted 05.11.2012 | Chicago

NATO hits Chicago next weekend, and chances are it will cramp your social life. So get the most out of this weekend--it's not like you have to worry a...

Chicago Weekend Plans: Tequila, Treats And Trekkies

Posted 05.04.2012 | Chicago

While we understand that the intermittent drizzles (and lightning, and hail) may make it tempting to stay inside all weekend, fight the urge to celebr...

Weekend Plans: Films, Cheese And Zombies

Posted 04.27.2012 | Chicago

While you may be busy counting down the minutes til some sick events this summer, that's no reason to let this weekend pass by uncelebrated. Just beca...

Weekend Plans: Prints, Girl Food And Antique Jewelry

Posted 04.20.2012 | Chicago

Hey, Chicago! Hey Chicago, hey, we're over here. There you go. We know Friday is a big day, but once you're done celebrating, you may want to get up o...

Chicago Weekend Plans: Reptiles, Fashion And Sister Spit

Posted 04.13.2012 | Chicago

This week, Chicago's individuality in the country's cityscape shone through. We established ourselves as quirky eaters, nontraditional daters, creativ...

Weekend Plans: Beer, Bunnies And Bill & Ted

Posted 04.06.2012 | Chicago

Between cold shoulders swinging at Dida Ritz, Rahm and the "Mob Wives", it seems like Chicagoans have had their fair share of rough times this week. W...

Weekend Plans: Joan Rivers, Lies And Smoking The Goat

Posted 03.30.2012 | Chicago

Whether you win the big bucks or not tonight, there's no shortage of tempting excursions offering to separate you from your money this week. (We're ta...

Weekend Plans: Syrup, Roseanne & Nerd Dating

Posted 03.23.2012 | Chicago

It's been a big week, Chicago, and you deserve a break. You've been unpacking and repacking your seasonal wardrobes, dodging politician's robo-calls, ...